"Digitalism" is a German electro house duo, founded in 2004 in Hamburg, Germany, consisting of Jens "Jence" Moelle and Ismail "Isi" Tüfekçi. They are signed to French label Kitsuné Music, and have released four singles to date: Idealistic, Zdarlight, Jupiter Room, and Pogo. Jens likens Digitalism's songs to simple chapters in a complex novel about social interaction and attraction, with distorted bass lines and thumping rhythms comprising the punctuation.
Digitalism has remixed tracks for The Presets, Tom Vek, The Futureheads, Daft Punk, Tiga, Klaxons, White Stripes, Monk, Depeche Mode, Cut Copy and many others, including a re-edit of Fire in Cairo by The Cure (entitled Digitalism in Cairo). Their tracks and remixes are played by DJs such as Erol Alkan, Soulwax, Boys Noize
and Justice, among others.
Digitalism have made appearances at festivals such as Coachella, and South by Southwest as well as various clubs worldwide.
Jens Moelle has two solo releases on Kitsuné Music; "I Ragazzi Dell 1982" as Palermo Disko Machine
and "Wired" as Jence
Moelle and Tüfekçi met at a record store in Hamburg and became friends. Later, the store's owner asked them to DJ a party, and they then began mixing and recording. Moelle said they record in a World War II bunker they own in Hamburg.
Digitalism's debut album, "Idealism", was released 9 May, 2007 as on Toshiba EMI Records in Japan, on May 21, 2007 on Kitsuné Music in France and on Astralwerks in North America. The album includes re-edits of the previously released singles "Jupiter Room", "Zdarlight" as well as their "Digitalism in Cairo" original re-edit of a track by The Cure which actually does not feature a sample from the track.
The "Pogo EP" was released as a single in support of the LP in May, with two alternate versions of the track.
They claim Daft Punk as influences, as well as movie soundtracks. for Nadeo's TrackMania Nations Forever released in early 2008.
Referenced from Wikipedia: Digitalism (band)